The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / South West
Rank 99 110 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -46
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 42 35 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.16% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.21% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 61
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £295 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2540 2902 3080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.10% 96.16% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1926 1953
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 165 155
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +20 17 £475 +18.75% 1
Somerset - 8 £350 -
Bristol -3 6 £313 -16.66% 2
Dorset -3 2 £388 -13.88%
Gloucestershire - 2 £344 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 74 (77.89%) SQL
2 56 (58.95%) SQL Server
3 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (31.58%) Oracle
5 28 (29.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (28.42%) T-SQL
7 25 (26.32%) Unix
8 22 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
8 22 (23.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 19 (20.00%) Windows
10 19 (20.00%) Linux
10 19 (20.00%) Migration
11 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
12 17 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (17.89%) Shell Script
12 17 (17.89%) Oracle Database
12 17 (17.89%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (17.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (15.79%) ETL
13 15 (15.79%) SC Cleared
14 14 (14.74%) High Availability
14 14 (14.74%) Clustering
15 13 (13.68%) MySQL
15 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
16 12 (12.63%) .NET
16 12 (12.63%) Data Management

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.16%) IIS
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.05%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) SAN
2 5 (5.26%) DMZ
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (58.95%) SQL Server
2 32 (33.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (29.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (23.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (17.89%) Oracle Database
6 17 (17.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (13.68%) MySQL
9 11 (11.58%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (9.47%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (9.47%) Ingres
11 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (4.21%) OLTP
12 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.16%) Electronics
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) .NET
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.16%) Middleware
4 2 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Clustering
2 10 (10.53%) Replication
3 5 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Unix
2 19 (20.00%) Linux
2 19 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.11%) Solaris
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (20.00%) Migration
3 17 (17.89%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (15.79%) ETL
5 14 (14.74%) High Availability
6 12 (12.63%) Data Management
7 10 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (10.53%) ITIL
8 9 (9.47%) Data Encryption
8 9 (9.47%) Data Migration
8 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.47%) SQL Optimisation
9 7 (7.37%) ERP
10 6 (6.32%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.32%) ITIL V3
11 5 (5.26%) CRM
11 5 (5.26%) Release Management
12 4 (4.21%) Database Security
12 4 (4.21%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (77.89%) SQL
2 27 (28.42%) T-SQL
3 17 (17.89%) Shell Script
4 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.32%) C#
7 4 (4.21%) VB
8 2 (2.11%) Perl
8 2 (2.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.05%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (4.21%) SCCM
3 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.05%) Puppet
4 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Oracle
2 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.58%) Hyperion
4 10 (10.53%) SAP
5 5 (5.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.16%) Teradata
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
7 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.05%) EMC
8 1 (1.05%) Siebel
8 1 (1.05%) Sun